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A Floresta das Almas Perdidas (2017)

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«The Forest of the Lost Souls» is a dense and remote forest, Portugal's most popular place for suicide. In a summer morning, two strangers meet within the woods.

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«The Forest of the Lost Souls» is a dense and remote forest, Portugal's most popular place for suicide. In a summer morning, two strangers meet within the woods.

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The forest where the characters are isn't geographically correct: they are most of the time at Caramulo (central Portugal) but at one point they are in a lake in Spain. See more »

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Could have been so much better with its great premise
1 July 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The film is an underwhelming, underachieved Portuguese horror film about (without giving away spoilers) two people who meet each other at a popular suicide spot after going there on the decision to commit suicide. I really wanted to give this film a higher rating because it (again, without giving away spoilers) had a great idea but it was just clumsily done falling into cliché horror tropes that really didn't serve it any good. It feels like exposition that initially has good premise but just can't argue to save itself. The black and white cinematography serves the polar motives and overall mood nicely with emptiness and shallowness but the film disappointingly fell apart when it could have taken a great idea so much further with greater meaning and better execution.


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